Codes and Frequencies
STITHICKDISCH indicates whether the respondent reported a thick, milky discharge as a sign of an STI (sexually transmitted infection).
The related variables STIMDISCH (V785B) and STIWDISCH (V786B) indicate whether the respondent reported "genital discharge" as a symptom of STIs in men and women, respectively. Note that STIMDISCH and STIWDISCH are not limited to "thick, milky discharge."
Comparability — Index
STITHICKDISCH has no comparability problems.
Comparability - Standard DHS
STITHICKDISCH is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Pakistan [top]
The 2006 Pakistan survey includes "sour milk-like, thick discharge" as a response category.
- Pakistan 2006: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of any STIs other than HIV/AIDS.